If you are one of the millions of fans of the “Game of Thrones,” then July 16 can’t get here fast enough. The HBO hit series will premiere its seventh season at 9 p.m. EST with as much anticipation as any previous season. If you can’t get enough of GOT or need a refresher before the start of the seventh season or want to hear the latest conspiracy theories on what will happen next in Westeros, here are some podcasts to listen to.
A Cast of Kings: Hosted by Dave Chen and Vanity Fair writer Joanna Robinson, A Cast of Kings podcast gives listeners the perspective of someone who has read the books (Robinson) and someone who has only seen the TV show (Chen). Robinson and Chen host the semi-weekly show and features discussions of the plots, themes and highlights of GOT. Find it: http://bit.ly/1lFnnaG.
Nerdette Recaps Game of Thrones with Peter Sagal: NPR’s “Wait, Wait… Don’t Tell Me” host Peter Sagal joins Greta Johnsen and Tricia Bobeda of WBEZ’s Nerdette to recap the latest episodes of GOT. According to the hosts, Sagal and Bobeda are GOT fans, while Johnsen is not, which can make for some interesting discussions. The recaps are posted each Monday throughout the season. Find it: http://n.pr/2tlWG89.
Game of Owns: One of the longer running GOT podcasts, Game of Owns features more than 300 episodes on all things GOT and author George R.R. Martin. Along with discussing episodes, the podcast features interview with GOT actors, writers and producers. Find it: gameofowns.com/episodes.
Game of Thrones The Podcast: Hosted by Bald Move’s Jim and A.Ron, the duo review each week’s episode and invites fans to offer their own feedback and the events of the show. Featuring more detailed discussions of each episode, the podcast also features a spoiler section for those who just can’t help themselves. Find it: http://baldmove.com/category/game-of-thrones/.